The International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC ) is a model code produced by the International Code Council (ICC). This document provides the foundation. SECTION (IFGC) GENERAL. Scope. This chapter shall govern the design, installation, modification and maintenance of piping systems. International Fuel Gas Code IFGC/IFGS CHAPTER 8 REFERENCED STANDARDS ยท APPENDIX A (IFGS) SIZING AND CAPACITIES OF GAS PIPING.

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It provides an international forum for discussion and deliberation about building design, construction methods, safety, performance requirements, technological advances and innovative products. Where Equations and are used to size piping or tubing, the pipe or tubing shall have smooth inside walls and the pipe length shall be determined in accordance with Section Gas piping 2102 be sized in accordance with one of the following:.

Water heater, domestic, circulating or side-arm.

Initial supply pressure of Space and Water Heating Units. Less than 2 psi. All pipe utilized for the installation, extension and alteration of any piping system shall be sized to supply the full number of outlets for the intended purpose and shall be sized in accordance with Section Reference works related to building design and construction.

International Fuel Gas Code 2012 (IFGC 2012)

Certification and credentialing of individuals involved in iffgc fields of building design, construction and safety. ICC instructors provide hands-on, practical kfgc training and are available to teach on-site single or multiday courses. Most industry professionals are familiar with the I-Codes as the basis of laws and regulations in communities across the U.

This code is founded on principles intended to establish provisions consistent with the scope of a plumbing code that adequately protects public health, safety and welfare; provisions that do not unnecessarily increase construction costs; provisions that do not restrict the use of new materials, products or methods of construction; and provisions that do not give preferential treatment to 2021 types or classes of materials, products or methods of construction.


Where an additional appliance is to be served, the existing piping shall be checked to determine if it has adequate capacity for all appliance s served. Capacity at 2 gal. Pressure drop, inch water column The storage system for liquefied petroleum gas shall be designed and installed in accordance with the International Fire Code and NFPA Total load supplied by a single house line regulator not exceeding cubic feet per hour.

Ofgc at 4 ifhc. The insurance industry, to estimate and manage risk, and as a tool in underwriting and rate decisions. If inadequate, the existing system shall be enlarged as required or separate piping of adequate capacity shall be provided.

Water heater, automatic storage, to gal. Where an input rating is not indicated, the gas supplier, appliance manufacturer or a qualified agency shall be contacted, or the rating from Table A nonprofit, public benefit corporation, ICC-ES does figc evaluations of building products, components, methods, and materials.

Water heater, automatic instantaneous. Get Involved ICC operates a number of committees and councils related to the development and maintenance of codes and standards. Voluntary compliance programs such as those promoting sustainability, energy efficiency and disaster resistance. Please enter your e-mail address below. Gas Natural Inlet Pressure 2.

The I-Codes, including this International Plumbing Code, are used in a variety of ways in both the public and private sectors.

ICC IFGC (2012): International Fuel and Gas Code

Gas Natural Igfc Pressure 3. The total connected hourly load shall be used as the basis for pipe sizing, assuming that all appliances could be operating at full capacity simultaneously. Piping from multiple meter installations shall be marked with an approved permanent identification by the installer so that the piping system supplied by each meter is readily identifiable.

Benefits of the IFGC: Table capacities are based on Type K copper tubing inside diameter shownwhich has the smallest inside diameter 201 the copper tubing products.

College, university and professional school textbooks and curricula. It is founded on broad-based principles that make possible the use of new materials and new plumbing designs. Piping, tubing and fittings shall either be tested by an approved third-party testing agency or certified by an approved third-party certification agency.


We will email you a link to reset your password. Explore all the benefits that ICC Membership has to offer and become a member today to gain access to this exciting content. Initial supply pressure of 8. Each length of pipe and tubing and each pipe fitting, utilized in a fuel gas system, shall bear the identification of the manufacturer. Where two or more meters are installed on the same premises but supply separate consumers, the piping systems shall not be interconnected on the outlet side of the meters.

This edition presents the code as originally issued, with changes reflected in the through editions and with further changes approved by the Ifgv Code Development Process through All piping, tubing and fittings shall comply with the applicable referenced standards, specifications and performance criteria of this code and shall be identified in accordance with Section Built-in top unit, domestic.

ICC operates a number of committees and councils related to the development and maintenance of codes and standards. Where a diversity of load can be established, pipe sizing shall be permitted to be based on such loads.

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The marking shall not be required on pipe located in the same room as the appliance served. Other approved engineering methods. Please change your password. Only registered ICC members have access to this article at this time.

Capacity at 6 gal. Piping systems shall be of such size and so installed as to provide a supply of gas sufficient to meet the maximum demand and supply gas to each appliance inlet at not less than the minimum supply pressure required by the appliance.